Oregon Legacy Author:Dana Fuller Ross When covered wagons rolled along the Oregon Trail, crossed the Rockies, and brought the first settlers to the magnificent American West, one man became a legend in his own time. He was wagonmaster Whip Holt, and his blood ran hot with the kind or courage needed to tame a wild land. His indomitable spirit has been inherited, along with his vision... more » of a proud American West, by his descendants in a family so extraordinary, so destined for greatness, that the whole world will know their names: THE HOLTS.
1887. The full fury of a western winter rages across the land. Blizzards take their toll of ranches in the Dakota Badlands, leaving thousands of families ruined. The American West is a land that breaks the weak without mercy; only the strong survive. The Holts are survivors. But the winter of 1887 will test them...and begin the events that will change their lives forever. As Toby Holt fights to save his new ranch, his headstrong son Tim gets "silver fever" and runs off to a dangerous world of desperate miners, greed, and temptation. The Holt women--the half-Cherokee Janessa and Toby's elegant wife, Alexandra--must also battle for their destinies. Their happiness is threatened by prejudice and betrayal, and only the steely will of the Holts stand between tragedy and the tomorrow of their dreams in--Oregon Legacy, Volume 1 of The Holts: An American Dynasty.« less